Dental Questions? We Have Answers.

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At Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic  Dentistry in Arlington, we strive for excellence in dentistry every day. Providing the best possible dental care goes beyond cleanings and exams. We like patients who ask a lot of questions, because that tells us they are taking a strong interest in their dental health. Frequently Asked Questions One […]

Debunking Dental Myths

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In this post from Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington we focus on three common myths about dental health. All Sugar Is Equally Bad For Teeth. We all know that sugar increases our risk of tooth decay, but some types are worse than others. Sugar-based foods that sit on the teeth are more […]

Brush Up On Your Cavity Basics

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At Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington, we see more cavities in our patients than we would like to. Cavities are far too common in the United States, and there is a tendency to consider them inevitable. Cavities happen when certain types of bacteria produce acids in the mouth. These acids destroy the […]

5 Ways To Floss Daily

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If you want to floss regularly but are too tired at night, this post from Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington is  for you. We want to give you a few ideas for unique times to floss and keep your teeth and gums healthy. If you’re an early riser, try flossing in the […]

Why Visit The Dentist?

Why Visit The Dentist?

At Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington, we want to see each one of our patients for a cleaning and checkup twice a year. Most of the time we try to get you to schedule your next appointment even as you leave the office from your latest one. There are some very good […]

Which Type of Toothbrush is Best?

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Is an electric toothbrush better than a manual toothbrush for cleaning your teeth? At Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington we won’t recommend one over the other. But we’re taking a close look at the electric toothbrush. Electric toothbrushes have been commercially available in the United States since the 1960s. But they first […]